AccessDNA In Partnership

Los Angeles-based AccessDNA, the online information and referral website for genetic testing services run by Lee Essner, announced Tuesday that it has inked a partnership with Informed Medical Decisions, a nationwide network of independent genetic counselors. The firm said the move will provide telephone-based, genetic counseling services to its online users. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. AccessDNA said that the telephone counseling features allows AccessDNA's users to contact board-certified genetic counselors for personalized family history risk analysis, discussions about appropriate genetic testing options, and other services.